Sunday, German company Telekom saw an outage that stretched into Monday. 900,000 customers were left without Internet, Phone, and Cable service.
Routers across Germany were down for two days, and the company says that it wasn’t a problem with the
In Britain, Big Brother just got bigger.
After months of wrangling, Parliament has passed a contentious new snooping law that gives authorities – from police and spies to food regulators, fire officials and tax inspectors – powers to look at
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A computer virus has paralyzed three hospitals in the UK forcing them to cancel hundreds of scheduled surgeries, as it targeted computers of the National Health Service (NHS). Healthcare facilities located near Lincolnshire, in the east, were the most affected.
Practically any device today can connect to the Internet, be it a laptop, a smartphone, or even smart sensors that automatically turn on the lights or air-conditioning when you arrive home.
All connections are two-way streets – if your device
This is getting out of hand.
Hackers used a drone to target a set of Philips light bulbs in an office tower, infecting the bulbs with a virus that let the attackers turn the lights on and off, and flash
Hackers could target families through internet-connected TVs, Chancellor Philip Hammond will warn today.
Ordinary households are just as vulnerable to hi-tech criminals as major companies, the top Tory is set to claim.
Mr Hammond will outline the threats as he
TrackOFF announced its plans to help reduce online fraud in South Africa. The company recognises that there are few solutions available to South Africans and aims to decrease web-based identity theft across the country.
In South Africa, online fraud and
YOU MAY HAVE thought that if you owned your digital devices, you were allowed to do whatever you like with them. In truth, even for possessions as personal as your car, PC, or insulin pump, you risked a lawsuit every
Facebook’s co-founder and former Chief Technology Officer tweeted their worries Sunday evening that the election Nov. 8 could be disrupted by a major internet attack.
Adam D’Angelo, former CTO of Facebook, tweeted out Sunday that there is a “Good chance
Last Friday’s daylong cascade of cyber attacks highlighted an issue that until now has largely been a discussion point on security-specific blogs and forums: The internet, and thus much of our modern way of life, is in a precarious state.
The internet of things has ushered in a new age of debilitating DDoS attacks. Last week, armies of poorly secured, internet-connected cameras controlled by the Mirai malware targeted servers that provide a key service to the web, meaning that many
The latest government statistics from Ipsos MORI show that only 33 per cent of people in the East Midlands are following the Government’s latest advice to use strong passwords made up of three random words.
The Government is urging people
Web-connected gizmos played a major role in Friday’s attack that took down retailer, social media and other websites.
(Bloomberg)—Are you looking forward to the day when your sleeping baby’s diaper tells you it’s wet before the wetness wakes your baby?
Can the world wide web survive the internet of things? It’s a question many are asking after a vast attack on US and European internet structure last week, likely led by “smart” DVR players and webcams, that has left the
Last Friday, a large scale DDoS attack broke the Internet, and now we know that botnets using the Mirai malware are at least partially to blame.
Around 7 AM (EST) last Friday, people started noticing that they couldn’t access websites
Chinese firm Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co Ltd said it will recall some of its products sold in the United States after it was identified by security researchers as having made parts for devices that were targeted in a major hacking
Ever since the mid-1990’s, when Sir Tim Berners Lee popularized it, the Internet has become indispensable to day-to-day living. It began then, a mere network – APARTNET – but is today, the World Wide Web – home to millions of
Hackers – they can be a right bunch of bastards. Sure, we love them when they’re helping a plucky hero save the world in an action film. But when we are their targets, and it’s our money they’re looking to
At a time when the cyber crime rate is on the rise, a group of budding engineers of various colleges in the city, have come together to sensitise common people and students about the emerging trends in cyber crime and